n IMIESA - Touching sides : editor's comment




Extracted from text ... EDITOR'S COMMENT IMIESA APRIL 2006 - 3 EDITOR'S COMMENT Davina Hutchinson, assistant editor. Touching sides The rapid pace at which metropolitan areas are developing is a double-edged sword. On the one hand development is a highly desirable state, which the 'developing' world strives tirelessly to attain. On the other hand it can, or perhaps has, become out of control. This is the kismet facing municipalitiesandengineers if townplanning regulations arenot tightenedsomehow. The unwonted strain that is placed on infrastructure by endless arrivals of pop-up complexes is a situation that is not easy to rectify. These complexes are growing exponentially. Where ..


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